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Peach for the Summer

As a Grove Partner I love learning about new products, trying new products, and sharing them with you. I especially love it when the products are both pretty and environmentally friendly. Introducing the new collection from Grove Collaborative called Peach, a plant-based and 100% plastic-free personal care line that makes sustainability fun...

Podcast Interviews with The Nester

Next Right Thing :: At Home: Start With Your Senses with Myquillyn Smith Lazy Genius: How to Create a Cozy Space With Intention : Decorating and Creating a Cozy, Welcoming Home Without all the Stuff in Every Season with Myquillyn Smith (The Nester) All Mom Does : Myquillyn Smith – Welcome Home That Sounds Fun with Annie Downs...

My Paint Colors

Sharing my paint colors today. ⁠⁠⁠⁠Remember, most of these images will look different to you on your phone, than they look in my actual house. Always get samples and see how they look in your home.⁠⁠⁠⁠The bossiest parts of our home are the green metal roof, white vinyl siding and orange pine floors. Every color in my house was chosen with those bosses...

Do You Live in Your Dream House Y/N?

There is one main culprit holding us back when it comes to creating a home we’ll love and enjoy.  It’s not money.  It’s not time.  It’s not skill.  It’s not Joanna Gaines with her gorgeous ideas, your favorite furniture store full of high end trends, or that darling Instagrammer coming up with amazing new designs every time...

I’m Dreaming of a White Chimney :: You Gotta Get That Quote

I think I’ve mentioned how I’ve been finalizing colors to have the rooms on our first floor painted.   Well, I gave myself a deadline of last Friday to contact our painter to come give me a quote, and when he stopped by on Saturday, I also asked him if he could quote the cost to paint the red exterior brick on our chimney white to go with the...

One Way to Let Your House Speak

From time to time you’ll hear designers talk about listening to their home and letting it guide their future decorating decisions. It’s a great idea and something we should all strive to do, but how exactly does it work?  Here’s one way I’ve learned to listen to our house… Pay attention to the existing bossy things about your home. ...

4 Simple Spring Cleaning Hacks

I might never win an award for having the cleanest house, but I do have a simple, tidy home that reflects each season. If you’re looking for simple advice from someone with a clean-enough home, here are four of my favorite spring cleaning tips: A D.E.S.Y in Every Room The D.E.S.Y (Designated Empty Surface,Yippie!) is my secret...

Are You Using Vines?

I’ve been in love with Clematis Armandii, a flowering evergreen vine, for almost ten years now.  It started when I saw this post from Cottage and Vine. A swath of white flowers and dark green leaves over her front door had me swooning in my rental house, longing to have a place where a vine could take root and grow over time.  I pinned...

How to Create an Interesting Plate Wall

I’ve been a plate wall fan my entire life.  I especially love the freedom a random plate wall allows. You can change it up over time if you find a new piece at a garage sale or just want to add in a new color or pattern or style.  A random wall is fluid, somewhat forgiving and doesn’t require you to have pairs of the same...

Clearing the Winter Pileup: A Quick Surface Reset

This is the time of year where I realize I have a layer of extra things in our home.  I think it’s natural to have a little stuff build up. Like an animal gearing up for hibernation or the plain truth that most of us are inside our homes more this winter than ever, many of us have extra stuff at our fingertips.  But our surfaces can bear...

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